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Problem: A 15 kg mass and a 7 kg mass are separated by 10 cm. Where should you place a 4 kg mass in between the two masses so that the net gravitational force on it is zero?

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A 15 kg mass and a 7 kg mass are separated by 10 cm. Where should you place a 4 kg mass in between the two masses so that the net gravitational force on it is zero?

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